Key areas: tender review, retainer, construction risks, supply terms, terms and conditions, consultancy agreements.

Of relevance to:

  • Property lawyers looking at a development agreement or agreement for lease or undertaking due diligence.
  • A consultant faced with yet another hefty appointment document and a pile of collateral warranty deeds 
  • A property developer with a long to-do list.

Consultancy, retainers and hot-line advice 

There are number of key areas where it is advantageous for clients to engage Allardice Associates on a consultancy basis.

This may include:-

  • A property lawyer looking at a development agreement or agreement for lease or undertaking due diligence and trying to make sure the construction risks and obligations are properly covered
  • A consultant faced with yet another hefty appointment document and a pile of collateral warranty deeds
  • A property developer with a long to-do list
  • Someone who is struggling to make sense of a clause in a contract and understand what risk or impact it could have on a business or the deal
  • A client whose supply or purchase terms and conditions are more than 3 years old and need reviewing or updating – or maybe doesn’t have any at all
  • A growing business, expanding into new areas and carrying out bigger, higher value projects
  • A client with a requirement for a bespoke set of contract documents that truly matches their business interests
  • An organisation tendering for construction work that wants someone to cast an experienced eye over the proposed documentation – helping to assess the real worth of a job, to unearth potential pitfalls that may be buried in the draft documentation – and then demonstrate how to improve the negotiating position.

This service may be suitable for the following requirements:-

Tender review, retainer, construction risks, supply terms, terms and conditions, consultancy agreements, consultant’s appointment, due diligence, consultant, building project, building works, construction contract, construction, contract drafting, contract negotiation and expert opinion.

Advantages to clients

Allardice Associates can become an effective part of a legal team as:-

  • A client’s own in-house legal advisor
  • Extra back-up or to cover absence
  • The provider of a second opinion or special expertise
  • An experienced construction expert to carry out a tender review

– all at competitive prices.

Allardice Associates can provide an in-house retainer service

  • on a routine or project basis
  • as an outsourced service
  • a telephone hot-line service.